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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - January 13, 1967, Oakland, California Working without a net modern living Oakland s Doris Tarn once de scribed As the wealthiest Oriental woman in the world successfully concluded her divorce from Richard Tarn st., so tonight holds a dinner party at her elegant Home for her lawyers Mike hallmark and Dave Gilmore. Why not the two gentlemen saved her several Cool millions in a property Settle ment Tony von Eggert who owns the Pancake Queen on Telegraph quit the do it yourself kick. He installed a new hot water Heater in the restaurant turned it on and water spouted out of the Gas burners. Wiped out every appliance in the joint Oakland s Joan Ryan bought a precious Little Pomer Anian Learned the Puppy is Stone deaf but loves it dearly. A bore of a neighbor woman came Over criticized the dog s markings and suggested it was t Worth having because it could t hear. True my said Joan but it s learning to read atty. Carl Perkins a 74-year-old Walnut Creek lawyer took out a License to marry Margaret Allee who s 71, which proves life does t begin even at 40 Jim Bernard s prediction for the Best seller of 1967 portrait painting made easy by l. B. John son Kmax pm s announcer Dave Meritt is playing that Sweet sour Novelty record silent night and the 7 o clock every night the idea being that people will face reality and look at the world Way it ready is then do something about it Lou Moschetti who took Over the old Al Campo Kite Hills Golf course Down in Fremont and changed its name to Silver Pines is hyping up the action. Each wednesday he s running transparent topless noon fashion shows he has t been raided yet and dining room is jammed with non golfers. The Are still on the course being purists who con Sider Sand traps More important than sex traps. Too three years ago this month the terrible murders of Mary Elizabeth and Carolyn Martin were commit Ted in Oakland and remain unsolved. Is it because of the police the Tribune s Reward posted at the time of is still unclaimed. Also unsolved was the murder a year to the Day later of or. David Hackett the . Biochemist whose body was found in the Orinda Hills. The Case dwindled to a standstill after bickering Between the District attorney and sheriff. Is the slaving of Orinda Snow also in Contra Costa. All of which i Only mention boy you sure get a ticket if you Park 10 minutes overtime. Too zounds but the accusations around a certain Contra Costa town s fire department where the laddies held a Hunting contest and one Guy won with the biggest Buck shot. He copped the prize and later at a party his wife remarked this is the first year we Haven t had Venison to rumours Are the fireman won with a borrowed Buck about Hunters Bill Celli of the Cochran and Celli Empire threw a dinner party at his Piedmont Home for some Hunting friends and during the evening As a joke some of the Guys stuck a live pheasant in Don Dirito s car. Don emerged after the party opened his car door and of course a huge flapping of wings and feathers and him without a gun. And zounds but the inside of the car was a mess mess mess. Jack Gould the Barber on the second floor of the Central building dropped his scissors and comb at , darted out and Down to the Street to Chase Down a couple who d just parked in a Tow away zone. They were grateful but Cut it out Gould you re costing the City parking Fine Money now that been watching the pompous fat Rosity of Adam Clayton Powell you la appreciate the wire service Story it did t run Here reporting that Powell returned from the Bahamas rested and carrying the cliche to the ultimate and Why All the ruckus about Little John John Kennedy wearing Long hair he s Only trying to take after Uncle Bobby the Little girl trotted into the Orin a Post office and wanted from Larry Pinard five cents Worth of it took a minute too 1 before Larry corrected her. Games people play the 1967 License tabs Are showing up supposedly to be mounted on the left upper Corner of License plates and goodness but the number showing up on the wrong Side at the Grotto the other night somebody turned to Bozo Miller and said he wanted to invite Bozo to an evening of wine women and song. Yen what kind of three hitchhikers at the approach to the Skyway just on the Edge of the Haight Ashbury psychedelic Square in ., All with those Little placards announcing their destinations. One held a card for the second wanted to go to san Jose and the third with a guitar and a sign saying anywhere Man ask Howard Thurlow Why he s in a wheel chair and it s because he tangled with a Kodiak Brown Bear which fell and landed on him. What he won t admit is that the Bear was dead and was stuffing it at taxidermy Here i stove what goes on at the Alameda county welfare department. A social worker dictated a report with the line about a recipient living in a common Law relationship with her it came out Type written As a common Law relationship with her Power Mower plaudits to Concord s Kathleen Ann Rush for practising what she i caches she took out i License to wed Bui setter it Thlen a bridal consultant. Rails making major comeback beginning of a new Era by Harre Demoro rail transit is making a comeback in downtown Oak land nine years after a weary key system electric interurban rumbled Down 12th Street for the last time. Many wondered that Early sunday morning of april 20, 1958, if the end of the key sys tem trains meant the East Bay s rail transit Era had finally closed. But last Friday City officials broke ground for the downtown portion of the Bay area rapid transit Bart subway. The picturesque streetcars and interurban were gone for Ever. But rail transit was com ing Back to downtown time on a Gigan tic scale. The first rail transit in Down town Oakland pales in compari son to Bart s billion Dollar computer controlled electric trains. It was a steam powered rail Road on 7th Street operating from Broadway to a ferry pier approximately where the old Oakland mole later was built. The steam trains started on sept. 2, 1863, and Laid the foun Dation for the Southern Pacific s East Bay rail system. Next came horse cars. The Oakland Railroad co. Opened a line in 1869, and built a car barn at the foot of Broadway. More lines followed. At one time there were six sets of tracks on Broadway. There was a Cable car line on san Pablo Avenue by 1886 and another was built to Piedmont in 1890. But rail transit was t rapid As Long As cables and horses were the motive Power. The answer was electricity and in 189f the Oakland and Berkeley rapid transit co. Built a line out Grove Street to Berkeley. Cars terminated at second and Franklin streets. Another company Laid rails and Strung trolley wire out East 14th Street to Hayward and began service in 1892. Steam powered trains were operated from the old Alameda ferry terminal to 14th and Franklin streets. There also was steam train service on Tele graph Avenue for a time. It was Francis Marion Borax Smith who consolidated most of the local transit lines. In 1901 the Smith interests formed Oakland transit Consoli dated the forerunner of the old key system and its successor the Alameda Contra Costa transit District. Smith modernized and enlarged the rail system. In 1903 he finished the first electric interurban b be from a new ferry pier to Berkeley. By 1918, there were two of these lines serving downtown Oak land one on 22nd Street now grand the other on 12th. Southern Pacific also built a network of electric trains popularly called the red electric the 1920s were the Golden years of trolley car service in downtown Oakland. Streetcars clattered along most major streets. They ran to Hayward and Richmond rum a tangle of overhead wires at 14th and Broadway kept trolleys running in 1920s bled across the old Webster Street Bridge to Alameda and served Long forgotten places such As Leona Heights and Idora Park. Many of the cars had Wicker seats. Strange looking Basket fenders scooped up pedestrians who strayed in their path. The Clang of the trolley Gong was a familiar downtown sound. But the Blat of the fuming Auto Mobile also was becoming familiar. It became a death Knell for the trolley cars and interurban. Both the Southern Pacific and key system abandoned com Muter ferry service to san fran Cisco in 1939 and rerouted their trains Over the Bay Bridge. The . Quit there in 1941. The ornate . Red train station at 7th and Broadway be came a grocery store. Oakland Tribune fri., Jan. 19 key system trains and Street cars continued. World War ii brought Back Many transit patrons who could no longer Pur Chase tires and gasoline be cause of rationing. As the War ended the key system announced it would buy streamlined transit trains and maybe new streetcars. Electric buses were ordered but were sent to los Angeles when the key system was sold in 1946. The new company bought no new trains and replaced the streetcars with buses in 1948. The electric trains by now worn by years of use were abandoned 10 years later. Some of the cars were sent to South America for More service. Meanwhile sentiment was growing to form the Bay area rapid transit District. And last week a crowd of civic leaders celebrated the Start of a new Era of rail transit for downtown Oakland. If construction deadlines Are met rail transit will be rolling through Oakland in Cen Tury after old Dobbin hauled the first car on primitive rails through the downtown area. Oakland Railroad co. Horse car was familiar sight in 1880s some 60 years later key system a train took on passengers at 12th and Broadway snub to On station designing san Francisco today joins Berkeley and Oakland and other East Bay communities who have lost pleas for special consideration by the Bay area rapid transit District Bart directors yesterday voted 9-1 to go ahead with plans for the Montgomery and Powell Street stations under Market Street. They rejected a plea by May or John Shelley and a san fran Cisco delegation for adoption of their design that eliminated porting columns in the stations mezzanines. T. Y. Lin a University of California engineering professor retained by san Francisco failed to convince directors his Ingen ious vaulted ceiling design would Cost Only million More than the Bart plan. Bart engineers mid Lin s de sign would add fl.5 million More in extra construction costs plan and inflation due to delays. Mayor Shelley to try to con Vince the san Francisco Board of supervisors to appropriate a maximum of toward the extra Cost. In other action directors unanimously re elected Adrien j. Falk 2, to his eighth term a president. The same vote made James Doherty Al Cerrito City Council Man vice president succeeding George Silliman of Newark. Directors also approved Call ing of bids for construction of the lace Merritt station Estic mated to Cost Between h.5 awl million Oakland is i disagreement win us deafen the few clues in Hill murder Adrien j. Falk Jamis do Harrr Tom of the station which includes the Bart Headquarters building. But Hartow Allen Oak land s Bart Liaison Man was for Bart intends to coordinate a Plaza with the Peralta College Campus and the museum. The station is on ninth Street Between Oak and Falk streets and will be an important part of 9m civic Center development the search for the missing Auto of Oakland Engineer Ulrich c. Doischen who was found shot to death in the Hills near red Wood Road wednesday today entered in an East Oakland apartment House neighbourhood. Doischen s car was spotted parked in the area by a fellow worker 20 minutes after the 30-year-old victim left work at 5 . On tuesday. A simultaneous search of the Redwood Road and upper san Leandry Reservoir areas was launched today by the Alameda county sheriff s air Squadron and by motorcycle units of the Oakland police department. The body of Doischen a Ger Man National of 264 Lee st., was found by a College student in the Core of a Canyon 100 feet below Redwood Road. Sheriff s it. Glen Dyer said that a fellow worker of Doischen at the Malsbary manufacturing co., 845 92nd ave., said he had seen Doischen s new convertible parked eastbound on 96th ave nue near Macarthur Boulevard. He said the car a 1966 Blue Pontiac with a Tan top bearing Michigan License plates a 2822 was unoccupied. He said he was certain of his identification. The spot where the car was spotted is about 16 blocks from the Plant where Doischen worked As project Engineer. An other worker saw Doischen leave work at 5 . Dyer said a team of sheriff s detectives were combing the neighbourhood and talking to residents to see if anyone had seen the car or Doischen. An autopsy disclosed that Doischen was shot three times at close Range with heavy Cali Ber bullets. One slug glanced off his Skull a second penetrated it and the third went through his leg. The sheriffs crime lab is Eta mining fragments of one Bullet the determine its Caliper. Offi cers were attempting to locate the other two slugs today at the scene. Dyer said that Doischen was probably killed about 30 feet up the Hill from where his body was found because of blood found on Hughes. His body either slipped or was dragged to the Bottom of the Canyon Dyer said. The officer said robbery was the Likely motive because the dead Man s car and Wallet were missing. An expensive Ruhy and Diamond ring and a Wristwatch however were found on his body. Huichen came to this country in 1964 and had worked for the manufacturing firm the past 10 months. A company official de scribed him As handsome charming and Bright Young Man who seemed to like Doischen s Fiancee Junita Mott 30, a blonde Divorcee with jury to draw line in marchers trial the . Navy painted three White lines across three Entrance roads to port Chicago weapons base last april and yesterday in Federal District court a government attorney took an hour and ten minutes to argue the Point. The occasion was the jury trial of ten peace demonstrators on Petty charges of trespassing when they attempted to Stop napalm trucks entering the installation in August and tember. Assistant United states attorney Richard Urdan has Man aged to put into evidence to two Days of trial that the Navy Actu ally owns the base four hours and fifteen minutes and that and three White lines were drawn indicating the Boundary of the base on the three roads. The Pace of the trial has been dictated so far by a Man Euver of chief defense attorney Allan Brotsky who is determined not to concede that the government has any jurisdiction to prose cute the trespass Case. The while lines got across three roads which Brotsky will contend Are not part of the naval installation born Road at waterfront Road at the tidal area Kinne Boulevard and port Chicago Highway at the connecting area and Taylor Road at port Chicago Highway at the Inland area. Glenn Rogers a civilian technician and Surveyor for port two children who lives in a de troit mich., suburb told police he often picked up hitchhikers just to have someone to talk and it May have been this Friendship towards hitchhikers that led to his death officers said. The Coroner s office said Hois Chen s father Clemens Hois Chen was located in Mann Heim Fifeld Germany foes of War targets of Vandal gang vandals damaged two autos and broke four House windows in attacks against anti Vietnam War demonstrators in port Chi Cago and Martinez according to sheriff s deputies. Joanna Barnes 26. Of 4848 Northridge road1, Martinez one of the spokesmen for the demonstrators told deputies five Chicago took the stand to came to her House to How he had arrived at the place talk about the War yesterday. To put the three White lines by extending the base boundaries across the roads. Prosecutor Urdan attempted to make the testimony Clear by drawing a diagram which Rog when they were refused admit Tance she said one of them punched a Hole in the screen door striking a guest James Bernard 42, in the b e r n a r a said when he ers would testify to hut Brolsky t slammed the door the youths objected and Rogers got up and kicked in the lower portion of started drawing his own Dia j the screen door and Tore off a Gram. I night Latch. He said As the when Rogers testimony was i youths were leaving they threw interrupted with frequent and rocks through four windows often w e 11 to a k e n objections i he also accused the youths of judge Lloyd Burke took Over j rolling his 1959 station Wagon some of the interrogation and f i i Down a 12 foot embankment Nally prosecutor Urdan returned Larry Cooper 27, also of mar to the drawing Board. Inez Tom deputies he was dem whether the government Ever i on Strating when four he lines were drawn threw rocks through All the land what they delineated is a Dows of his borrowed car and 1 matter for the jury to decide i slashed the four urea

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